United Arab Emirates

Video: Jailed for a Tweet - Interview with Nabeel Rajab

youtube 29 October 2014
By VICE News

Nabeel Rajab is a human rights activist awaiting trial in Bahrain, one of the West’s favorite dictatorships.

 

Kerry, Qatar and the poisonous tree

carolineglick.com 28 October 2014
By Caroline B. Glick

It would be interesting to know which Arab leaders are telling US Secretary of State John Kerry that the absence of peace between Israel and the Palestinians is "a cause of

 

Asian, African women migrants abused in UAE homes, excluded from labor law, rights group says

FoxNews 28 October 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and

 

Video: Pinoys, foreign maids endure abuse in UAE - HRW

abs-cbn news 26 October 2014

Foreign maids from impoverished countries endure physical, sexual and emotional abuse in the United Arab Emirates, trapped by a system that denies them protection, an international

 

Will Qatar withdraw its funds from London in the wake of the Telegraph's campaign?

The Middle East Monitor 23 October 2014
By Muhammad Abd Al-Salam

British newspaper The Telegraph, and its sister paper The Sunday Telegraph, have recently published a series of reports linking Qatar with support for terrorism around the

 

Islamic Bank of Britain changes name to Al Rayan Bank

Zawya 23 October 2014

Islamic Bank of Britain plc (IBB), (www.islamic-bank.com), the UK's only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, today announced that, subject to formal shareholder approval, it

 

Sharjah International Book Fair details revealed

http://gulfnews.com 23 October 2014

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO), will be the guest of honour at the Sharjah International Book Fair this year. The announcement was

 

Kuwati Muslim Brotherhood Leader Offers Advice To Malaysian Muslim Brotherhood Political Party

Malaysian media is reporting on political advice offered to the country’s Muslim Brotherhood linked political party by Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood leader Tariq Suwaidan.

 

Qatar Awareness Campaign: Brookings and Follow the Money

Right Side Publications 15 October 2014
By Qatar Awareness Campaign

Dear Mr. Strobe Talbott: This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the Qatar Awareness Campaign Coalition. The purpose is to inform you and the public of the activities

 

Confronting American Schools Pushing For Islam & Sharia

LIBERTY NEWS ON LINE 15 October 2014
By Rev Larry Wallenmeyer

This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the Qatar Awareness Campaign Coalition. The purpose is to inform you and the public of the activities of Qatar. The Tucson Unified

 

ustralia’s Special Forces troops Iraq bound for Islamic State fight stuck in UAE

Australia’s 200 Special Forces are stalled in the United Arab Emirates, awaiting legal clearance to kick off their mission assisting the Iraqi Security Forces in repelling the

 

Gulf proxy war: UAE seeks to further damage Qatar’s already tarnished image

Daily News Egypt 9 October 2014
By James M. Dorsey

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are locked in a propaganda war with public relations agencies and front organisations as proxies that is backfiring on both Gulf

 

France most popular European travel destination for Muslims: report

Times LIVE 29 September 2014

France has emerged as the most desirable travel destination in Europe by Muslim tourists particularly among Malaysian travelers, according to a poll of travelers in the Middle

 

ISIS's 'emir of suicide bombers' raised $2million for 'military operations' from mystery Qatari donor, say US officials

Daily Mail 29 September 2014
By Sophie Jane Evans for MailOnline

The Islamic State's 'emir of suicide bombers' raised a staggering $2million for 'military operations' from a mystery Qatari donor, U.S. officials have said. Tunisian-born

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Gulf proxy war: UAE seeks to further damage Qatar's already tarnished image

The Huffington Post 29 September 2014
By By James M. Dorsey

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are locked into a propaganda war with public relations agencies and front organizations as proxies that is backfiring on both Gulf

 

Murphy's Law: American Bases In Arabia

StrategyWorld. 29 September 2014

The military effort against ISIL is largely being conducted from bases in the Persian Gulf. A growing number of these bases are controlled, or were largely built by, the United

 

Saudi And UAE Join US In Launching First Strikes In Syria

Gulf Business 23 September 2014

The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, pursuing

 

Turkey may welcome Muslim Brotherhood brass after ouster from Qatar

FoxNews 22 September 2014
By Paul Alster

They're pariahs in much of the Middle East, but the Muslim Brotherhood may find the welcome mat in Turkey, a NATO ally that nonetheless seems unmoved by regional and western

 

Qatar-Gulf deal forces expulsion of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

The Guardian 18 September 2014
By Ian Black

Qatar has pledged to expel exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as one of the conditions of an agreement forced on the wealthy Gulf state by Saudi Arabia, the United

 
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